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By David O'Neill

Autonomous Infrastructure Repair

According to the Federal Highway Administration, there are around 4.19 million miles of roads in the United States. With an ever-growing population, these roads (…)

Bringing the Forest Home

By David O'Neill

Prior to the 21st Century, one material was used across North America as the primary foundation for both building and residential structures. Given its (…)

Turning Buildings Into Batteries

By David O'Neill

When it comes to all things energy, both consumption and its generation, it seems as though it is a question of balance. How do (…)

The Opportunity for Success

StructureCast — By Meghan Barton

Bobby Unser, iconic American car racing champion, once said, “Success is where preparation meets opportunity.” This sentiment can easily be illustrated in a study (…)

Building for a Sustainable Future

Menard Canada — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

In construction, a structure is only as strong as the ground it is built on. Foundational work, therefore, is of huge importance to us (…)

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High-Quality Steel Producer made Strong by its People

Laurel Steel, A Nucor Company — By Raquel Farrington

Laurel Steel produces the tough stuff, but it’s the company’s people who provide the foundation for its nearly 60-years of booming business. To last (…)

Digging Deeper

H & H General Excavating — By Meghan Barton

H & H General Excavating‘s journey to its current incarnation as a dynamic and versatile full-service contractor is a testament to the advantage of (…)

Building the Future

OMNI PRECAST — By David O'Neill

The construction industry is one of perpetual change. Companies across the spectrum of sectors are continuously growing, innovating, and developing. Meeting the needs of (…)

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Precast Concrete & The Next Generation

PCI West — By Aoife Chaney

In a post-pandemic North America, there are two things we know to be in abundance; a pipeline of construction work and a bright and (…)

Navigating the North American Construction Landscape ...

By David O'Neill

In 2023, the construction industry emerged from a challenging period with the resilience and determination that has long been its hallmark. Coming off the (…)

Serving Customers the Right Way

Central Painting & IFS — By Eric O'Callaghan

The construction industry relies on building relationships and creating partnerships. While talent and skill are of course important traits, at the heart of every (…)

Your Steady Hand

DBI Projects — By Raquel Farrington

DBI Projects empowers clients to make informed project decisions. Founded in 2002, the United States-based owner’s representative firm has made a name for itself (…)

Meeting Challenges Head-On

CCPPA — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

The Canadian Concrete Pipe and Precast Association (CCPPA) advocates on behalf of its producer members, manufacturers of concrete pipe and precast structures. By working (…)

Concrete Innovation

Precast Unlimited — By Meghan Barton

The precast concrete industry stands as a cornerstone in modern construction, revolutionizing not only the way structures are built, but their very design. Positioned (…)

Putting the Customer First

Tri-Kon Precast — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Tri-Kon Precast is a family-owned business that is currently in its third generation. Founded in 1972, the company has three owners – Chris Kostiuk (…)

Building Relationships for 4 Decades

IECS — By Eric O'Callaghan

Turning forty is a pivotal point in life for majority of people. It allows us time to reflect on where we came from and (…)

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A Sustainable Future for Underground Infrastructure

Heidelberg Materials — By Raquel Farrington

Heidelberg Materials is building a better world for its people, customers, communities, and shareholders from the [under]ground up. With its headquarters in Texas and (…)

Light-Emitting Cement

By David O'Neill

The developments across modern society have resulted in a civilization that is unrecognizable in many ways. Notwithstanding the technological advances, transport infrastructure and housing (…)

Adaptive Reuse

By David O'Neill

The race for net-zero is one that brings up many questions for stakeholders. In the near future, every sector will be grappling with considerations (…)

Zero Energy Homes

By David O'Neill

The concept of a zero energy home is a fast developing one, gaining interest and traction around the world. So, what makes these homes (…)

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Concrete Efficiency for Concrete Results

Reimar Forming and Construction — By Manuela Armini

From skilled carpenters to rebar installers and cement finishers, formwork requires the expertise and coordination of many trades. In Ontario, Reimar Forming and Construction (…)

Leading from the Front

Defalco Construction — By Meghan Barton

The New York skyline is an iconic panorama; a symbol of the city’s rich history, diversity, architectural innovation, and resilience. Remarkable for its towering (…)

Lighting the Way

Reliable Relamping — By Aoife Chaney

Dan Schmidt started to think differently about lighting after a relamping job he completed for regional retailer Meijer back in 1997. There were almost (…)

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Technology-Led Design: Buildings for the Future

CS Erickson — By Meghan Barton

Companies everywhere strive to keep up with rapidly changing technology, ensuring their teams use the latest systems and software for efficient production, service delivery, (…)

Committed to Quality

Powerhouse Management Group Inc. — By Raquel Farrington

Powerhouse Management Group Inc., a Canadian owned company specializing in the supply and construction of pre-engineered steel buildings, is a company going in the (…)

Building Relationships for a More Sustainable Future

Ecora — By Garreth Owen

With many business leaders increasingly focused on sustainability and responsible practices, companies that prioritize environmental stewardship and local communities stand out for their unique (…)

Growth with a Strategic Outlook

STR Alaska — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

In business, it can be difficult to excel at everything. Sometimes, spreading yourself thin can result in diminishing returns and companies can be better (…)

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Construction in Federal Spaces & Beyond

Pinnacle — By Meghan Barton

In the heart of Cleveland, Ohio, a remarkable construction company is building its reputation as a formidable partner in the federal market space. With (…)

Building a Safer Tomorrow, One Project at a Time

R.J. Zavoral & Sons — By Fiona Sheridan

Construction is the backbone of our society. It is the process of building and maintaining the physical infrastructure that we rely on every day. (…)

A Home Away from Home

IRL Group — By Eric O'Callaghan

When William and Laura Donnellan ventured to Vancouver from the West of Ireland in 2009, they could never have imagined the success that would (…)

The Evolution of Safety

Associated Builders and Contractors of Minnesota & North Dakota — By Eric O'Callaghan

In order to enhance safety protocols for contractors, there needs to be a specific way to measure safety. However, safety is not a tangible (…)

Infrastructure Bill Two Years On – A Progress R...

By David O'Neill

Countless opinion pieces and articles have discussed the state of U.S. infrastructure. From rail and road networks to energy grids, bridges, and telecom systems, (…)

Solar Roadways

By David O'Neill

Countless industries are working towards viable solutions for the ongoing energy crisis. Infrastructure networks are at a tipping point of sorts. Historic systems are (…)

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Tech-Built Homes – Technology Serves its Local Community

By David O'Neill

California is currently on track to become the fourth-largest economy in the world. Its scale, quality, and standard of living is the envy of (…)

Building Modular, Tackling Homelessness

By David O'Neill

Across North America, local authorities have grappled with homelessness for decades. Despite numerous interventions, pilot programs, housing initiatives, figures do not seem to decrease (…)

Standing Strong at 70

Hurckman Mechanical Industries — By Eric O'Callaghan

Before you can thrive in business you must simply survive, and the same can be said for life. In the last 70 years there (…)

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Constructing Art

COST Inc. — By David O'Neill

The construction industry takes many forms. From infrastructure and residential, commercial to environmental, there is tremendous scope across the industry for all comers. One (…)

A Presence as Strong as Steel Wire Mesh

Numesh Inc. — By Chris Hughes

Concrete is only as strong as the steel wire mesh it has to reinforce it – so contractors can’t play games when choosing the (…)

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Collaborating to Craft Joy with Water & Light

Crystal Fountains — By Fiona Sheridan

Water is the most universal element. For many, it evokes calm, tranquility, and cherished memories. As a global leader in the commercial water feature (…)

Where Concrete Remains Vital

Vital Consulting Group — By Chris Hughes

Concrete is the lifeblood of the construction industry. From bridges, to highways, to runways, our national infrastructure relies heavily both on the material, and (…)

A Legacy of Quality and Ethical Behavior

Klinger Constructors — By Manuela Armini

Ethical, committed to quality, and proudly local. These are the three pillars on which Klinger Constructors was founded over 40 years ago. Established in (…)

50 Years of Staying Power

Van Horne Construction Ltd. — By Garreth Owen

Ask any business leader about the greatest challenges they face, and they’ll likely talk about the difficulties staying competitive in a continually shifting global (…)

The Power of an Agile Mindset

Neutral Contracting Group — By Manuela Armini

The concept of agile methodology in project management, manufacturing, and construction may be a familiar one. However, the idea of an agile mindset? Maybe, (…)

Modular Matters: Unlocking the Potential of Offsite B...

Central Precast — By Garreth Owen

In an era where speed, sustainability, and cost-efficiency are considered paramount, modular construction is emerging as a viable way for companies to deliver projects (…)

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Teaching through Technology

ABCNM — By Eric O'Callaghan

With skilled labor shortages affecting the construction industry throughout North America and Canada, ABC New Mexico (ABCNM) has placed a huge emphasis on recruiting (…)